Mississippi Grind

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Mississippi Grind: Jake Gyllenhaal to star, Fleck and Boden to direct

  • Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in the gambling drama, "Mississippi Grind".

  • Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden ("Half Nelson") have written the script and will direct.

  • The story centers on a down-on-his-luck gambler facing crushing debt who teams up with a younger gambling addict in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.

  • Gyllenhaal will play the younger gambler.